Category Archives: Israel

Report exposes abuse and neglect of illegally detained prisoners in Israel

Marianne Azizi writes: Between 1996 Read more [...]

Israel’s ever-more sadistic reprisals help shore up a sense of victimhood

Israeli soldier headlocking Palestinian boy Jonathan Cook argues that “Israel has taken collective punishment – a serious violation of international law – to new extremes, stretching the notion to realms once imaginable only in a dystopian fable like George Orwell’s 1984”. Read more [...]

Israel’s efforts to hide Palestinians from view no longer fools young American Jews

Jewish and Palestinian anti-occupation activists Jonathan Cook says US Jewry are becoming polarised, between an older generation whose ignorance allows them to advocate unthinkingly for Israel and a young generation whose knowledge has brought with it a sense of responsibility. Read more [...]

Why has Cyprus become an Israeli province?

Israel-Cyprus gas pipeline Gilad Atzmon writes: The Cypriot Read more [...]

UN last hurdle before Israel can rid itself of the Palestinians

Western complicity in Israeli crimes Jonathan Cook says a real conspiracy is underway between US and Israeli officials to pre-empt Donald Trump’s supposed “ultimate deal” to end the Israeli-Palestinian conflict by demoting the Palestinian issue to a footnote in international diplomacy. Read more [...]

American father fights for his kidnapped children’s lives in Israel as his son wastes away “in care”

Marianne Azizi writes: Last January Read more [...]

Israeli human rights lawyer in detention without defence or trial, a victim of judicial abuse

Arbitrary detention in Israel Marianne Azizi writes: An Israeli Read more [...]

Israeli whistleblower sent to prison after exposing official corruption

Marianne Azizi writes: A former Read more [...]

Israel – a curious national home

Israel – a curious national home Uri Avnery examines how attention-seeking Israeli politicians are racing to propose laws so outrageous that the media cannot possibly ignore them, the latest being a bill on "Israel – the National State of the Jewish People”. Read more [...]

Israel celebrates 50 years as occupier

50th anniversary of 1967 occupation Jonathan Cook says Israel’s celebrations to mark the 1967 war “should lay to rest any confusion that the occupation is still considered temporary”, and when occupation becomes permanent, it will turn into something far uglier. Read more [...]